New International Version
and Azariah the chief priest, from the family of Zadok, answered, "Since the people began to bring their contributions to the temple of the LORD, we have had enough to eat and plenty to spare, because the LORD has blessed his people, and this great amount is left over."
King James Bible
And Azariah the chief priest of the house of Zadok answered him, and said, Since the people began to bring the offerings into the house of the LORD, we have had enough to eat, and have left plenty: for the LORD hath blessed his people; and that which is left is this great store.
Darby Bible Translation
And Azariah the chief priest of the house of Zadok spoke to him and said, Since they began to bring the heave-offerings into the house of Jehovah, we have eaten and been satisfied and have left plenty; for Jehovah has blessed his people; and what is left is this great store.
World English Bible
Azariah the chief priest, of the house of Zadok, answered him and said, "Since people began to bring the offerings into the house of Yahweh, we have eaten and had enough, and have left plenty: for Yahweh has blessed his people; and that which is left is this great store."
Young's Literal Translation
and Azariah the head priest, of the house of Zadok, speaketh unto him, and saith, 'From the beginning of the bringing of the heave-offering to the house of Jehovah, there is to eat, and to be satisfied, and to leave abundantly, for Jehovah hath blessed His people, and that left is this store.'
2 Chronicles 31:10 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In the third month - "The month Sivan; the seventh, Tisri." - Targum.
The heaps - The vast collections of grain which they had from the tithes over and above their own consumption; see 2 Chronicles 31:10.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
we have had
Now there are three effects which ought always to follow our solemn assembly upon the Lord's day, especially when we gather in such a number as the present, with shouts of joy and thanksgiving. We should go home and first break our false gods; next, cut down the very groves in which we have been wont to delight, and after that break the altars which though dedicated to the God of Israel, are not according to Scripture, and therefore ought to be broken down, albeit, they be even dedicated to the true …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 5: 1859
1 Chronicles 6:8
Ahitub the father of Zadok, Zadok the father of Ahimaaz,
1 Chronicles 6:9
Ahimaaz the father of Azariah, Azariah the father of Johanan,
2 Chronicles 31:9
Hezekiah asked the priests and Levites about the heaps;
2 Chronicles 31:13
Jehiel, Azaziah, Nahath, Asahel, Jerimoth, Jozabad, Eliel, Ismakiah, Mahath and Benaiah were assistants of Konaniah and Shimei his brother. All these served by appointment of King Hezekiah and Azariah the official in charge of the temple of God.
The best of all the firstfruits and of all your special gifts will belong to the priests. You are to give them the first portion of your ground meal so that a blessing may rest on your household.
Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this," says the LORD Almighty, "and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it.
Jump to PreviousAbundance Azariah Azari'ah Blessed Chief Contributions Eat Eaten Enough Great House Offerings Plenty Priest Quantity Store Zadok
Jump to NextAbundance Azariah Azari'ah Blessed Chief Contributions Eat Eaten Enough Great House Offerings Plenty Priest Quantity Store Zadok
Links2 Chronicles 31:10 NIV
2 Chronicles 31:10 NLT
2 Chronicles 31:10 ESV
2 Chronicles 31:10 NASB
2 Chronicles 31:10 KJV
2 Chronicles 31:10 Bible Apps
2 Chronicles 31:10 Biblia Paralela
2 Chronicles 31:10 Chinese Bible
2 Chronicles 31:10 French Bible
2 Chronicles 31:10 German Bible
2 Chronicles 31:10 Commentaries
THE HOLY BIBLE, NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®, NIV® Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica®.